Joan Belmar is an American artist (born 1970). He is a painter who uses a three dimensional technique using painting and collage processes considering both painted and untreated Mylar/paper strips in circles and curvilinear shapes variations which then produced alternative and changes degrees of transparency, as vivacious and the viewer move on the subject of the work. He was a Washington, DC Mayor's Art Award Finalist in 2007 as an outstanding emerging artist. The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities has as well as awarded him afterward an Artist Fellowship Program ascend in 2009, and in 2011 he was awarded an Individual Artist Grant by the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, MD. He is a two-time recipient of the Maryland Arts Council Individual Artist Grant in Visual Arts: Painting, in 2010and 2013.